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Insurance & Financial Communicators Association records, 1933-2008
Creator: Insurance & Financial Communicators Association.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1942
Extent:   17 linear feet
Abstract:   The Insurance & Financial Communicators Association was formed in 1933 to provide a context for the exchange of information and ideas in the life insurance industry. The primary value of the collection is in its capacity for documenting trends in the marketing of life insurance, and the rationale behind particular advertising campaigns. Case histories and publications aimed at the industry are of most use in this regard. The bulk of the records are of interest only in documenting the internal functions of the organization and the issues which it has perceived as important to the insurance industry.
Interstate Commerce Commission railroad abandonment index, 1920s-1985
Creator: Interstate Commerce Commission (U.S.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   AVD.ICC.2014.001
Extent:   6 digital files
Abstract:   The Transportation Act of 1920 required railroads to file with the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) for permission to eliminate tracks from their system. The collections consists of index cards to finance dockets involving the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central Transportation Company, and Conrail.
Intellectual Property Committee records, 1977-2003
Creator: Intellectual Property Committee.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2492
Extent:   12 linear feet
Abstract:   The Intellectual Property Committee (IPC) was formed in 1986 as an ad-hoc coalition comprised of major U.S. corporations, such as IBM, Pfizer, and DuPont, to foster international support to improve and protect patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. The Committee's efforts resulted in the 1994 passage of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement at the Uruguay Round, thus introducing intellectual property law into the international trading system. The records of the IPC include administrative files and correspondence, subject files, committee proposals, meeting agendas and summaries - both domestic and international - as well as reports and publications.
Quaker Lace Company photographs, 1953, circa 1970
Creator: International Silver Company. Quaker Lace Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.295
Extent:   4 photographic prints
Abstract:   Quaker Lace Company was founded by Joseph H. Bromley (1800-1883) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1894. The firm was well known for manufacturing fine lace tablecloths, and during the 1950s, the White House was a customer. Various independent New England silversmiths came together and formed the International Silver Company in 1898. This collection includes three photographs of Quaker Lace tablecloths with one of them accompanied by a letter from the White House. Another photograph is of silverplate and stainless forks along with a press release from the International Silver Company.
IBM computer photographs, 1954-1958
Creator: International Business Machines Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.225
Extent:   2 photographic prints
Abstract:   International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) became a giant in the field of electronic data processing by the mid-1950s. There are two photographs (one each) of the IBM 650 computer and IBM 305 computer.
Wm. Rogers & Son silverplate display cards, circa 1930
Creator: International Silver Company. Meyers, Harry Morse, 1886-1962,
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.215
Extent:   6 images
Abstract:   Wm. Rogers & Son was a trademark used by the International Silver Company in silverplate. Various independent New England silversmiths came together and formed the International Silver Company in 1898. These items are point-of-sale advertising display cards for Wm. Rogers & Son silverplate.
Carolyn M. Irving collection of prints and photographs, circa 1700-1918
Creator: Irving, Carolyn Mann,, 1891-1987,
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.065
Extent:   4.0 folders
Abstract:   Carolyn Mann Irving (1891-1987) was the wife of Evelyn du Pont Irving (1886-1968), nephew and one of the heirs of the prominent author Washington Irving's estate. The collection consists of forty-two prints (engravings or lithographs) and two photographic prints which were collected by Carolyn M. Irving. Subjects include animals; Andrew Jackson political cartoons; battle and war images; du Pont related images; European landscapes, town scenes and cathedrals; fashion and religious images.
A. Duer Irving photograph collection, 1919
Creator: Irving, Alexander Duer, 1873-1941
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1973.347
Extent:   19.0 items
Abstract:   Alexander Duer Irving, Jr. (1873-1941) was assigned as a junior naval aide to President Wilson on his trip to the Paris Peace Conference, primarily because of his knowledge of French. He served with the rank of lieutenant under Wilson's personal physician, Admiral Cary T. Grayson. This small collection contains materials relating to his work while serving as aide to President Wilson during the Peace Conference in France, 1919.
Insurance Society of Philadelphia records, 1899-1961
Creator: Insurance Society of Philadelphia.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1934
Extent:   2.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The organization was formed in 1901 to provide a forum for persons engaged in the fire insurance business. The records consist of vertical files and scrapbooks which document various aspects of the insurance industry, the Society, and its members.
Indiana Ordnance Works panoramic photographs, 1941
Creator: Indiana Ordnance Works
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.143
Extent:   2 oversize folders
Abstract:   The Indiana Ordnance Works was built by the DuPont Company for the U.S. Government beginning in 1940. It manufactured military explosives, propellants, and smokeless powder. The panoramic photographs show overviews of the Indiana Ordnance Works facilities, Charlestown, Indiana.
Indiana Ordnance Works, Ballistics Lab photographs, 1941
Creator: Indiana Ordnance Works.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.209
Extent:   24 photographic prints
Abstract:   The Indiana Ordnance Works was built by the DuPont Company for the U.S. Government beginning in 1940. It manufactured military explosives, propellants, and smokeless powder. This collection consists of photographs of the Ballistics Lab of the Indiana Ordnance Works.